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Cutting to life: How my brown thumb learned to grow herbs and other plants!

grow plants with cuttings

First, a confession: I have killed. I had good intentions, but all it achieved was a road to hell for countless plants through over-watering, under-watering, over-zealousness, under-attention, and various permutations and combinations that you (since you reached here despite the headline) are probably familiar with. Cut to present: Here’s how my garden grows! Yes, it’s finally thriving and what’s more, it comprises plants and flowers that began their journeys as mere cuttings, just a few …[Read more]

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Events Pesta Ubin 2017 – Explore Palau Ubin on foot, cycle and kayak (or even pram!) as it readies for a hive of activities

Pesta Ubin 2017

Palau Ubin is Singapore’s favourite green escape from the city – lush greens and rugged paths, unkempt meadows and unswept roads… and unbelievably just 15 minutes by boat from Changi! So there’s no excuse to miss Pesta Ubin – a “open house” style festival celebrating the island’s ecology and its natural environment. For 10 weeks – 10 May to July 16, 2017 –  Palau Ubin will host a range of activities that are designed to …[Read more]

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Tips How to have a big, fat, green wedding!

eco wedding tips green wedding easy steps

In case you are wondering where I am coming from…I am that “just married” girl who had a crazy awesome wedding recently. Like everyone else out there, I have so many wonderful memories of the D’ day to cherish and a few glitches here & there. The post-bridezilla phase has arrived & the ever critical M.B.A. grad in me urged for a retrospective analysis of the whole event. So here we go.. The Stats: Indian …[Read more]

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Tips Use less plastic next time you go grocery shopping

eco friendly fabric bags for vegetables and fruits shopping

I have plastic nightmares, I do. The rampant and callous usage of plastic in the world really bothers me. I get appalled when I see people in super markets picking bag after bag for every item they’re picking at the check-out kiosk. I am disturbed when youngsters walk into a coffee shop, take coffee in a plastic cup, and then ask for a plastic bag and straw to go. If one is drinking it, why does one need …[Read more]